Adolescent Dating Violence

  • ID: 4482938
  • Book
  • 562 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Adolescent Dating Violence: Theory, Research, and Prevention summarizes the course, risk/protective factors, consequences and treatment/prevention of adolescent dating violence, i.e., physical, sexual, psychological and cyber behavior meant to harm the partner. The book discusses research design and measurement in this field, the outcome of longitudinal studies, and the result of intervention initiatives. Divided into five sections, the book reviews theory on dating violence and its consequences, discusses risk factors and protective factors, such as substance use, social media, and sexting, and how social and cultural backgrounds can influence teen dating violence in different ethnicities and among gay teens.

In addition, the book presents recent research priorities, including gender differences in dating violence and online behavior, and finally, evidence based practice for treatment and prevention.

  • Encompasses physical, sexual, psychological and cyber violence
  • Introduces theory on dating violence in relation to findings
  • Reviews results from longitudinal studies and intervention initiatives
  • Highlights the influence of social media and technology on dating violence
  • Discusses ethnic, gender and other social and cultural differences in prevalence
  • Examines evidence-based practice in treatment and prevention
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Section I: Theory and Consequences 1. Adolescent dating violence: A developmental psychopathology perspective 2. Theory and causes of adolescent dating violence 3. The acute and chronic impact of adolescent dating violence 4. Relationship of adolescent dating violence to other forms of abuse

Section II: Risk and Protective Factors 5. Social-cognitive predictors of adolescent dating violence 6. How peer relationships influence adolescent dating violence 7. Substance use and adolescent dating violence 8. Exposure to family of origin violence and adolescent dating violence 9. Sexting, social media, and adolescent dating violence 10. Adolescent dating violence and the misuse of technology

Section III: Social and Cultural Influences 11. An international perspective on adolescent dating violence 12. Adolescent dating violence among LGBTQ youth 13. Adolescent dating violence among ethnically diverse youth 14. Neighborhood Factors and Dating Violence Among Youth

Section IV: Research Priorities 15. Gender inequality and adolescent dating violence 16. Measuring adolescent dating violence 17. Violence begets violence: Addressing the dual nature of adolescent dating violence 18. Adolescent dating violence among girls 19. Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always hurt me

Section V: Treatment and Prevention 20. Evidence-based strategies for preventing adolescent dating violence: What works? 21. Preventing sexual violence among adolescents and young adults 22. College-based dating violence prevention strategies 23. Intervention Mapping: Developing effective interventions to address adolescent dating violence 24. Building community capacity to address adolescent dating violence 25. Policy and advocacy on adolescent dating violence

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Wolfe, David
David A. Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, Senior Scientist (CAMH), Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, London, Ontario, Canada
Temple, Jeff R.
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